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He believes himself that this is a story about time travel in that at varying stages in the book he appears as both parent and child; the fact that Kate will forever be a three year old child underpins this theory.
His original passion was for writing gothic novels, and his writing is always faintly ghostly in feeling.
Although The Child In Time was not adapted for the big screen, it did make it to the small screen when the BBC commissioned a made-for-television movie in , starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Kelly Macdonald.
Awarded a CBE by the Queen, McEwan was featured on both The Times list of the fifty greatest post-war British writers and the one hundred most influential people in British culture, coming in at a very respectable number nineteen.
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Stephen and his wife, Julie, quickly find themselves torn apart by the loss. Julian Farino. Grainne Marmion. Apr 3, Benedict Cumberbatch Stephen.
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Instead we get a lot of pseudo science about the elasticity of time, a near future in terms in which the Thatcher I had high hopes for this one having heard good things about it but although there were elements I liked, I thought it was trying to reconcile too many incompatible elements and some of it seemed rather silly.
Instead we get a lot of pseudo science about the elasticity of time, a near future in terms in which the Thatcher government lasts longer, and a lot of stuff about the nature of childhood experience.
I can't resist commenting on one ludicrous detail - not only can I see no way a sleeper train from Scotland would ever have been diverted through Suffolk, but even if it did it wouldn't arrive until much later than 1 a.
Some interesting ideas but rather too obviously flawed for me to go any higher than three stars. View all 3 comments. Sep 15, Pollopicu rated it did not like it.
Ok, that's it. I'm done with Ian McEwan. This book was total bullshit. This was my third book by the author, and this is why I don't like reading too much by the same writer, especially popular "NYT best-seller" authors.
I purchased this book because I thought it was going to be about a three year old girl Kate who gets kidnapped at a supermarket while out with her dad.
True, McEwan wastes no time in describing the kidnapping in the very first chapter of the book, but after that the rest is ab Ok, that's it.
True, McEwan wastes no time in describing the kidnapping in the very first chapter of the book, but after that the rest is about inane shit that has little or nothing to do with the kidnapping, guilt, loss and anguish that would normally occur after such a tragic event.
I despised the main character of the book. There was not an ounce of angst, despair, madness, or desperation you'd expect in a book about a child who has been kidnapped and whose parents are suppose to be in mourning.
The story is about Stephen, who often visits his friends in the county. Who btw never bring up his daughter. He also saved a man from a car-wreck, and he's often in a meeting in which child welfare is the topic of discussion.
It was a very flat, boring drawn-out story. The chapters were so long It's infuriating to be strung along so many chapters without so much of a mention of what these parents were supposedly going through!
It didn't compel me to feel any sympathy for him or his wife. This was one of the worst novels I've ever read. View all 6 comments.
May 18, Connie G rated it really liked it Shelves: books , contemporary-fiction , england. It starts with a terrifying event for any parent--a child is kidnapped in a grocery store.
The book explores the effect of this tragedy on the father Stephen, his relationship with his wife, and their different styles of grieving the loss of their daughter.
The author, Ian McEwan, plays with time using magical realism where Stephen's present time morphs into an episode in his parents' past.
We see how time can speed up or s "The Child in Time" is an unusual book with themes of childhood and time. We see how time can speed up or slow down in our minds depending on whether we are relaxed or in a state of panic such as a traffic accident.
Mentions of time are sprinkled throughout the book. Some incidents revolve around the idea that there is a future adult in a growing child, and a bit of the child remains in an adult.
One adult character is trying to experience the childhood he always wished he had. Stephen is a member of a government commission on childcare and literacy where the members hear various theories about childhood.
Some experts want a child to be a mini-adult, but others want to prolong childhood. The book also has some amusing political satire as well as some scary thoughts about the possibility of a nuclear war.
While it's not a book that everyone will enjoy, it will make the reader think. I gave the book four stars because McEwan writes well, and his ideas are creative and different.
Sep 17, Lewis Weinstein rated it did not like it Shelves: fiction-general. It's not correct to say I finished this book; I just stopped reading. I find his initial premises fascinating, but after 50 pages or so, I start to get bogged down in what I would call "over-writing," by which I mean writing for the author and not the reader.
The story becomes relatively meaningless, and even the characters are subservient to the writer's phrase. I'm probably in a minority, but that's my take.
I was steered towards this—my first encounter with Ian McEwan—several years ago subsequent to discovering in an interview with troubled actor Tom Sizemore that he deemed this book one of the greatest novels he had ever read.
Since at the time I was personally in a state of mind that allowed me to relate quite sympathetically with his particular struggle against demons, I impulsively purchased a copy of the book later that same day.
While I can't agree with him on the novel's relative merit, McEwa I was steered towards this—my first encounter with Ian McEwan—several years ago subsequent to discovering in an interview with troubled actor Tom Sizemore that he deemed this book one of the greatest novels he had ever read.
While I can't agree with him on the novel's relative merit, McEwan's look at both the struggles of a father who holds himself responsible for both the kidnapping and presumed murder of his young daughter and the subsequent fracturing of his marriage by the hammers of unreconciled guilt and unresolved grief, and those of his friend, a wealthy politician whose own childhood was abducted by a premature imposition of the demands and responsibilities of adulthood, is a haunting and sparse examination of the burdens of loss.
Stephen Lewis, the grieving father, listless and trudging through the days with the aid of the bottle, finds himself somehow visiting himself as a lad, reviewing happy days spent with his army father and secret-harboring mother—for in the course of his temporal eavesdropping he becomes aware of the shadow his mother is nursing.
Conversely, Drake, his friend, straining under the demands of his position, reverts back to a fantasy childhood wherein all the carefree games he missed out on are recreated; he is humored in his increasingly inelastic delusions by his increasingly concerned wife.
Two men, their lives crumbling, seeking solace in their childhood - one making the journey back in time through space , the other through the mind , all in an effort to rediscover those pivotal moments before childhood's end and draw them out, comb them, a deleterious regression to fantasy or a fantasy of penetrating to the essence of a cherished child's life, snatched away in one careless moment, that will forever be frozen in the mind by time's gelid stitching.
The supporting cast becomes drawn into these movements as well: Drake's wife's conciliation will lead to estrangment; Lewis' estrangement from his wife will lead to a reconciliation.
I have read a few reviews that protested McEwan's sudden interposing of magical realism, the pat resolution; myself, I tend to grant the author a lot of magical leeway, and I thought the ending tied in with Stephen's awareness of his mother's then-painful decision, and that handful of sentences between sundered husband and wife that eased a tremendous accumulation of guilt.
McEwan—informed by his ugly real life custody battle with his ex-wife—alternately takes a detached and elegiac tone, and the novel has moments especially when Stephen mistakes another man's daughter for his own lost child that are very moving.
A worthwhile read, and a fine introduction to this English author's body of work. Apr 14, Lauren rated it liked it Recommends it for: Anglophiles, depressives.
I always have the same reaction to McEwan's books: why does an author who can create passages about human disturbance and misery that ring so true insist upon adding elements into every novel that ring so false?
Setting aside his formulaic plotting barely plausible but not entirely ridiculous tragedy occurs, human relationships suffer - or don't - in the aftermath , why does McEwan throw in government ministers who wear short pants and freeze to death; or possibly-magical religious fanatics; or I always have the same reaction to McEwan's books: why does an author who can create passages about human disturbance and misery that ring so true insist upon adding elements into every novel that ring so false?
McEwan is NOT a magical realist - his realism is too sharp and creditable while his magic is too clumsy and inane.
So why disrupt wrenching, moving, difficult stories about the human condition with such silliness? View 2 comments. Jul 11, Betsy Robinson rated it really liked it.
The Child in Time is my tenth Ian McEwan book, and the only straight-forward aspect here is the title. A child is stolen. There is a battle between adult and child desires.
A child is born. There is mergence. And for all of this, time is a mutable mysterious thing. But I will say there is a lot to think and feel about—way more than I can write in a quick review immediately after closing the last page.
Jan 12, Bam cooks the books ;- rated it really liked it Shelves: book-vipers-book-hunter , reads , books-to-read-before-you-die , library-book.
Stephen Lewis, the successful writer of a children's book, has had his life fall apart after the disappearance of his three-year-old daughter.
His wife has left him and he faces the daily self-examination of what is left of his life as he goes through the stages of grief.
Is it Stephen himself who is stuck in his grief, unable to move on? Is it his friend, Charles Darke, who longs 'to escape from time, from appointments, schedules, deadlines' and be like a child again?
McEwan plays with time in this novel--having it slow down on some occasions; in another, Stephen has an experience 'out of time.
The scientific theories of time are explained by a physicist. Stephen wonders does the passage of time make one a grown up?
The story does bog down in a few spots but hold on, things get better and the story ends on a hopeful note. I have read several of McEwan's books and always find my patience is rewarded.
His writing is so exquisite! View all 4 comments. Well, well, well. I don't like Ian McEwan's books, I only read them because my friend and I are determined to keep reading them so we can argue our hatred for him with well-founded knowledge and because I was half-hoping that at least one book of his would be good.
The Innocent - 2 stars. Amsterdam - 2 stars. On Chesil Beach - 3 stars. And here comes The Child in Time at 5 stars. What happened?
I'm quite pl 34th book of I'm quite pleased with myself that I liked this, loved this, that I am not just hating McEwan because I hate him - that I am genuinely trying and reading him with an open mind.
And it finally paid off. This book was wonderful. McEwan's writing has never worked for me. I find it like some wall on the page that I can't get through.
The words just go into my mind and evaporate; they never make me feel anything at all. His scenes are stupid - especially one in Amsterdam , which still makes me angry.
His characters are even worse - I don't think I've liked a single one. So usually, the writing is bad, the plots are bad, the characters are bad The plot here sounded entertaining, for once, on the blurb.
Stephen Lewis', a children's author, daughter is kidnapped in a supermarket. This scene, which happens right near the start of the book got me hooked in.
It is well written, sudden, shocking, and McEwan builds the tension with short sentences and good language finally!
Stephen Lewis isn't a perfect character, but he isn't diabolical, I felt for him at least, I actually felt something finally!
There are some fantastic characters in this finally! Some of the scenes were great too, a little surreal, but well-written and well executed finally!
The ending was moving too finally! Sort of spoilers here, not anything particularly ruining the story except maybe the second, but I'll hide all just in case, but these are the scenes that stood out for me: view spoiler [A car crash, where time slows down.
McEwan plays a lot with time in this novel, hence the title, and this scene explores it well. He talks like one, plays in the woods, scabs his knees, sleeps in a separate room to his wife, goes to bed at 9pm But interesting.
He realises it is because he told the Prime Minister he didn't want to go and meet him, but he knew where he lived.
So, he came, with his whole office, to Stephen's. At the end they all disappear out the front door and everything is left as it is, even a Polaroid on his kitchen table of what it looked like before they arrived as evidence that they returned everything to order.
McEwan addresses both wonderfully, captured through scenes that were original and captivating and dialogue between characters who were, too, compelling.
If I were to recommend any McEwan book it would be none of the others I listed above and only this one. An admirable novel from a writer I dislike.
I will say one last time: finally! View all 7 comments. The incident is recalled early in the book, as if the remai 3.
The incident is recalled early in the book, as if the remainder will be about solving the mystery of what happened to Kate.
But such is not the case. Instead, the tokens of childhood are political and fanciful. On a visit to Suffolk, he learns that his publisher, Charles Darke, who later became an MP, has reverted to childhood, wearing shorts and serving lemonade up in a treehouse.
For Charles, returning to childhood is a way of recapturing timelessness. Here that comes in Chapter 5, when Stephen is behind a flipped lorry and goes to help the driver.
He agrees to take down a series of increasingly outrageous dictated letters but gets exasperated at about the same time it becomes clear the young man is not approaching death.
Instead, he helps him out of the cab and they celebrate by drinking two bottles of champagne. Other noteworthy elements: Stephen has a couple of run-ins with the Prime Minister; though this is clearly Margaret Thatcher, McEwan takes pains to neither name nor so much as reveal the gender of the PM.
Homeless people and gypsies show up multiple times, making Stephen uncomfortable but also drawing his attention.
This is a book club read for our third monthly Zoom meeting. View all 11 comments. May 01, Shane rated it it was ok. An internal novel that plays on its title: the search for childhood lost or to be yet found, and time moving back and forth in waves, weaving past and present into one tapestry.
In typical McEwan tradition, the novel hovers around a singular event - protagonist Stephen loses his three year old daughter in a supermarket -an event that send his marriage and personal life into a dark spiral.
As Stephen tries to grapple with his loss and revisits his own lost childhood, his friend and one-time publis An internal novel that plays on its title: the search for childhood lost or to be yet found, and time moving back and forth in waves, weaving past and present into one tapestry.
As Stephen tries to grapple with his loss and revisits his own lost childhood, his friend and one-time publisher, Charles, gives up the good life of a successful businessman and politician to retreat into the woods in Suffolk and play on tree houses, even visiting prostitutes to have himself spanked by matronly whores.
Through their retreat into the past, both discover an immutable truth, which is the moral of the novel: redemption lies in creating,in moving forward, not in retreating.
I found the writing was very narrative-focussed and the constant weaving of past and present put me on edge, because I never knew when I was going to be in the past vs.
Yet, the prose is elegant and McEwan has the knack of bringing out mood, character and setting in a single complex sentence. There were little asides on the fate of the writer which interested me: writing is deemed a social act in a public medium; writing extends the private life.
Having written these kinds of books in the earlier part of his career, I am glad that McEwan is now moving into telling us better stories, with the accent on "story", not "head games.
Childhood is magical. There is a myth, or at least a misconception, that this is a result of children being innocent. If you have ever been a child, then if you look deep into your heart, you will recognize this as the lie we tell ourselves to conceal the painful truth.
Childhood is magical because it is inaccessible. Once gone, it can never be reclaimed, revisited, redone.
It is lost to us except through the unreliable route of memories and mementos. Childhood is almost like a separate, first li Childhood is magical.
Childhood is almost like a separate, first lifetime—a dream of something we did in the past, before we grew up and entered the world of adults.
As children, our world is timeless. We perceive the passage of time, the measurement of time, quite differently. Summers are almost infinite stretches of warm days and improvised games.
Winters are endless opportunities for snowmen and snowball fights. Time is fluid and flexible: friends forever, then enemies the next day.
Make-believe is a process, not a product, and best done when not entirely serious. As adults, we can of course strive to retain some of these qualities.
I know many people who possess childlike exuberance, as well as a sense of wonder and imagination that serves them well.
I try to keep these qualities too. But unless we take the extreme measure, as Charles Darke does in this book, of opting out of adult society, we can never be children.
As adults our lives are relentlessly scheduled: transit, meetings, classes, deadlines, duties, chores. This necessity to be aware of time is a very adult thing, and it is what separates us from our childhood.
The Child in Time puts childhood under a microscope and peers at what separates us from children. Years later, he has separated from his wife and finds himself serving on a government committee drafting a report for a new child-rearing document.
The British government of the future Ian McEwan imagines is a somewhat paternalistic, authoritarian one: the government knows best.
Lewis seems to be sleepwalking through his life, still unable to move on after losing his daughter. Indeed, most of my issues with this book stem from its unremarkable narrative.
Stephen Lewis seems to stumble from scene to scene, and with the story slipping from his past to the present without much knowledge, it can get confusing.
His walk is largely aimless, for he does not seize upon a purpose or a desire until the end of the book. Meanwhile, most of the interesting things around him are told to us rather than shown.
Thelma tells us about Charles, with Charles himself only briefly making an appearance. I had trouble enjoying this book simply because it feels so bland.
But at the same time, there is so much happening! Beggars can get licenses to beg and must wear badges identifying them as such. I guess The Child in Time is a fairly interesting smattering of ideas, all of which have something to do with childhood.
There is a sense of regret over the loss of childhood, whether it is through maturity or through abduction.
The ending of this book is really good—disproportionately so compared to the rest of the story. View 1 comment.
Mar 10, Erica-Lynn rated it it was amazing. A fight between a Soviet and an American athlete at the recent Olympics has nearly escalated into nuclear war; although she is never named it is pretty obvious that Margaret Thatcher is Britain's Prime Minister and her Government has u "Only when you are grown up, perhaps only when you have children yourself, do you fully understand that your parents had a full and intricate existence before you were born.
A fight between a Soviet and an American athlete at the recent Olympics has nearly escalated into nuclear war; although she is never named it is pretty obvious that Margaret Thatcher is Britain's Prime Minister and her Government has undertaken all sorts of cutbacks, home-owners have lost touch with their neighbours living separate lives whilst licensed beggars roam the streets of London.
The book opens with a harrowing event. Stephen Lewis, a well-known writer of children's books, one morning, decides to let his wife have a lie in and takes his 3-year-old daughter, Kate, with him to the supermarket, while waiting in the check-out line, she suddenly disappears - apparently kidnapped by a stranger.
Despite extensive searches, posters and flyers she isn't found. Whilst Stephen roams the streets in search for Kate, his wife, Julie, stays at home, retreating further and further into her private grief.
Lost in their own despair the couple start to drift apart; and as the weeks turn into months, their marriage falls apart. Julie moves to an isolated cottage in the countryside whilst Stephen spends his days watching television and daydreaming.
Through a series of flashbacks, including in to his own childhood, the reader cannot but help feeling a great deal of compassion for Stephen and his shifting emotions but in truth he isn't a particularly likeable character.
Royalty payments from his books means that Stephen doesn't have to go out to work and virtually the only time that he leaves his flat is to attend Westminster committee meetings on the Official on Child Care where he spends his time daydreaming and barely participating.
When one day after mistaking a little girl in a school-yard for Kate, Stephen realises that his life is spinning out of control, and he takes steps to create a new routine for himself.
Alongside Stephen's own struggles his friend Charles Darke is also slowing slipping into madness, unable to reconcile his childish nature and his adult responsibilities.
This serves to mirror Stephen's own precarious mental state. Just as Kate's disappearance provides a terrible illustration of the loss of innocence so Charles's mental decline is a heavy-handed metaphor for Stephen's own inability to retrieve his youth.
Stephen tries to help Charles's wife, Thelma, but is equally ineffectual there as well. The absurd Committee meetings and Stephen's encounters with the Prime Minister add a little light relief to what is a largely depressing storyline.
Throughout the book there are a series of set piece elements mainly centred around loss, some of which worked whereas some were less effective IMHO.
I have read several of McEwan's books in the past and been generally disappointed with them but this one despite its rather depressing subject matter I found compulsive reading and hard to put down.
Beware: this review contains some spoilers although if you're thinking of reading this book for the plot, you should look elsewhere.
I have no idea how Ian McEwan did it, but he managed to take a bunch of interesting events the loss of a child, a car crash, a friend going insane and committing suicide and make them booooooring.
Maybe the writing is absolutely brilliant. I can't tell. The figurative language is okay, the imagery is okay I've seen far better from populist genre writers , the r Beware: this review contains some spoilers although if you're thinking of reading this book for the plot, you should look elsewhere.
The figurative language is okay, the imagery is okay I've seen far better from populist genre writers , the rhythm is nonexistent to my tin ear , and it's boggy as hell.
How can you make a car crash boring? How much psychological drivel can you add to a page novel? A little bit goes a long way.
I burned out. And the ending? Oh, jeez, talk about dumb and laborious. Massively overwritten. It was so bad, I actually laughed.
I'm not sure if I'm ever going to read another Ian McEwan book. Maybe Atonement. Jun 04, G. I enjoyed reading this book.
Insightful and profound. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here. Given the subject matter I can imagine that this book has touched people, may be beloved by readers, may have helped people out of dark times or just pulled hard on certain heart-strings.
I wouldn't want anyone to read me ragging on it and think I'm in any way having a go at people in this situation generally or even the experience readers may have derived from it.
This is purely my personal beef with Ian McEwan's book, which I didn't really like at all. That probably sounds unfair, but I reckon he's blatantly gunning for that last category.
Whether it's his attempt to be the most world-weary kid in school when he mentions politics, his lazy attempt to invoke some nebulous quantum theory to explain why some weird stuff might be going down, swiftly followed by his physicist friend telling him that this is very silly stuff and really this sort of magic doesn't happen, or his casual slapping down of anyone that isn't like Ian McEwan sorry, I mean Stephen It's probably just the mood I'm in, but what I really resent about it is that McEwan does want to have his cake and eat it too.
I like the concept, actually, of Kate lost adrift in time maybe even stolen by time itself , passing through the present just enough to send her former parents doolally.
Stephen himself echoes to the past to prevent his own non-existence. Charles is lost in time also. Stephen's parents do battle with their youth still.
It's not a subtle theme but it'll do Obviously, the adult women can't mess around in the time-streams because they are really just mothers and lovers for the male characters to bounce off, but never mind.
However, McEwan can't let us have that, because as Stephen Lewis he is far too practical minded and world-learned to believe in that sort of stuff.
At every turn he nullifies the action and belief of his character s with self-awareness, in particular during the bizarre side-plotting.
I don't know how Stephen Lewis manages to have the most wonderfully socially agreeable mental breakdown. I guess it helps that everyone in the entire world is a writer because that way they can stay indoors all day terribly miserable and avoid human contact and not hurt anyone else too much.
I mean, that one chap did commit suicide from neglect, but it was hardly his fault, he was a nutter and already gone. Even his wife absolved him of guilt.
I don't feel that the main character in a novel has to be a sympathetic one. Usually, I would sooner they transgressed meaningfully.
But this dude was a total pain, even allowing for the ghastly pain that surely anyone would feel having lost a child. And that would be appalling.
And you know, the result would be a form of discombobulation so dire that you could hardly represent it in a readable novel.
It would just be a volume littered with dead-ends and solipsistic soul-searching. It would be a pain to read. It's hard to know, on this basis, whether The Child In Time is a success or not.
The criteria are sort of woolly. So all I can say is whether I enjoyed it? Most emphatically not. I guess finally I'd say that I didn't read this book in Maybe this was genuinely a triumph.
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Language: English. Filming Locations: England, UK. Runtime: 82 min. Sound Mix: Stereo. Color: Color. Edit page. November Streaming Picks.
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